Biography

Peter is a Director in Preti Flaherty's Concord, New Hampshire office where he focuses his practice on:

  • Business and Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Professional Liability
  • White Collar Criminal Defense

He has extensive jury trial experience in the state and federal courts and with hearings before administrative agencies. He advises businesses on employment and other matters and handles internal investigations. Peter serves as Chair of Preti Flaherty's Professional Development Committee, is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers, and is recognized by The Best Lawyers in America for his work in Commercial Litigation. Peter is a member of the New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board and the District of New Hampshire's Federal Court Advisory Committee, and he recently served on the Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel.

A New Hampshire native, he resides in Concord with his wife Tenley.

Professional Activities

  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers 
  • New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board 
  • Federal Court Advisory Committee
  • New Hampshire Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Committee
  • New Hampshire Association for Justice
  • Former Legal and Legislative Liaison, Human Resources Association of Greater Concord
  • Alternate Chair appointed by the Governor, New Hampshire Public Employee Labor Relations Board
  • Former Chair appointed by Chief Judge Laplante, Federal Court Advisory Committee

Honors & Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America for Commercial Litigation

Civic and Charitable Activities

  • Board of Directors, New England Chapter of the Villanova Law Alumni Association
  • Former Chair, Board of Directors, Havenwood Heritage Heights, a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Firm Highlights

Publication

Alert: COVID-19 Update for ME and NH Employers

As the landscape of the COVID-19 global pandemic continues to evolve, employers across the country are looking for guidance on how to reduce the impacts on their businesses and their employees. Yesterday, the Maine...

Event

N.H. Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Managing a Safe Return to Work

For over 25 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this summer...

News

48 Preti Flaherty Attorneys Selected by Peers for Inclusion in Best Lawyers in America 2021, Including 4 “Lawyers of the Year”

Forty-eight Preti Flaherty attorneys have been named to Best Lawyers in America 2021, including four recognized on the inaugural “Ones to Watch” list for attorneys earlier in their careers and four “Lawyer of the...

Publication

DOL Provides Guidance on Exemption from Paid Leave for Small Businesses

The FFCRA requires certain employers to provide paid sick leave and expanded FMLA benefits due to COVID-19 but provides that businesses with fewer than 50 employees may be exempt if the obligation would jeopardize...

Event

Maine Virtual Employment Law Summit Series: Managing a Safe Return to Work

For the past 26 years, Preti Flaherty's Employment Law Group has been keeping clients, business partners and friends up to date on recent employment law developments through our annual Employment Law Summits. Earlier this...

Publication

Return to Work Protocol for Workers Following an Absence Due to COVID-19

This protocol outlines steps to consider when returning an employee or contractor to work after a COVID-19-related absence and applies to situations in which the person: (1) had a positive test result or (2...